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bouldering in march 2012
Posted February 29th, 2012 - 4:26 pm by from Florence, Italy (Permalink)
will anyone be keen to boulder between the 8th and 15th of march (or thereabouts)?

i have not done much bouldering but normally lead about 6a/6b.

or, can anyone give me some information about camping in the forest?

thanks, toby.

Posted February 29th, 2012 - 4:44 pm by from Marly-le-Roi, France (Permalink)
Hello man,

It's forbidden to camp in the fontainebleau forest. But you can try if you are unassuming and if you don't make a fire camp.
I probably won't go in these days.
If you have any questions just tell me.
Enjoy this amazing clmbing place!!!


Posted February 29th, 2012 - 4:52 pm by from Florence, Italy (Permalink)
Cool, thanks for that. Is it very safe to camp in the forest?

I do have another question - what is the best way to get to and from town without a car? Is there a bus service, or bicycle etc.?

Posted February 29th, 2012 - 5:49 pm by from Marly-le-Roi, France (Permalink)
It's safe to camp in france,

You need to hitchhicke to reach the forest.It works pretty much in france. I don't know about bus. You have supermarket in the city around.
Once you will be there You will probably have some contact with the climbers and they will help you for sure!!

Posted March 22nd, 2012 - 6:14 am by from Paris, France (Permalink)
I just wanted to add my 2 cents here: I did sleep in Fontainebleau in my tent last year during summer with friends, and it was very fine. Just don't light any fire, be respectful, and be ready to be kicked off by forest rangers (it did not happen to us). It was a very fun experience- and being close to the rocks is just awesome to start rock climbing from the early morning.
About getting there: car is of course one way, else, if you are ready to walk a bit, you can take the train at Gare de Lyon for Fontainebleau Avon or the stop before. And then walk. A must: a map of the forest, to be able to spot the boulders, as well as agood topo guide.
I hope this help.